Free agent Devin Hester is letting every team in the league know that he is almost recovered from offseason toe surgery. The veteran posted an Instagram video from his workout on Wednesday morning with the intent of showing that he is mostly healthy, as ESPN.com’s Vaughn McClure writes.
Hester was cut loose by the Falcons late last month. Soon after, it was reported that the 33-year-old was drawing interest from at least seven teams, though the names of those teams were not disclosed.
Hester joined the Falcons prior to the 2014 season and enjoyed his fourth Pro Bowl berth – his first since 2010. Hester returned 45 kicks for 1,128 yards and 18 punts for 240 yards, showing that he was still dangerous in the return game. Unfortunately, he missed all but five games last season because of his bothersome toe. It remains to be seen whether Hester will continue his NFL journey and build on his NFL record in return touchdowns (20) and punt return touchdowns (14).
The veteran has said that he will not sign until he is back to 100% health. Today’s demonstration could be an indication that he’ll land somewhere soon, assuming that he really does have seven or more teams with interest.
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